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. representatives george miller and jackie spear both are with us today. our delegation has the pleasure of entering into the permanent record the life, service, legacy of ambassador stevens. additionally, a flag has been flown over the capitol by democratic leader nancy pelosi, represented by her daughter christine pelosi. this flag has been presented to the family. in celebration of ambassador stevens life and in honor of his tremendous legacy. as i mentioned, we entered into the congressional record our testimony honoring the life of ambassador john christopher stevens. in the interest of time i won't read the entire congressional record but only an excerpt. it said mr. speaker, i rise with my colleagues to honor, celebrate and remember ambassador john christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prol
. it increases unemployment. >> two democratic lawmakers senator harken and congressman george miller want to raise federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $# .80 over two years but republican senator alexander says the focus should be on job training and he is for maximum wages, not minimum wages. doug? >> doug: thank you, peter. still ahead -- 2012 was a big year for political junkies. we'll have a recap of the year. first, mandarin is the language of choice for many american colleges. you heard that rigigigigig >> doug: you no doubt heard outsourcing to china blue there is a new phenomena bringing chinese students to college. but it's not clear cut outcome as pass/fail. >> 23-year-old arial jhang the central chinese province has a new normal at the u.s. college and universities. for the third straight year, most foreign students one in four hail from china. 194,000 students, 23% increase in previous year. >> they are paying tens of thousands in tuition. they are very driven. >> aggressive recruiting brings challenges. chief among them is trouble with the language. at some schools they use he
want to thank george miller for setting aside this hour and he just asked the amount of time and i take that to heart. we could all go at great lengths to all of these dear people who won't be with us in the next congress. and i add my congratulations for their service to republicans and all the democrats, all of us alike. but i will speak now for the six of our democratics colleagues who on behalf of them who will not come back. and i want to start with our dear friend, lynn woolsey, who because of whom i get compared, my progressive constituents often say to me, now, lois, why don't you vote more like lynn wolsy votes? and she -- wooledsy votes? and she was one of the first people i met. her story was compelling. as a woman member of congress, i don't know how it would be to raise kids by herself. she's a great voice and advocate for all mothers, all working families and particularly those who carry extra burdens themselves. she's put her heart and soul into her work in congress, and it shows. as i met you early on when i came here, i knew you were kind and befriended me. i know you s
side because it had taxes. george miller and i organized the democratic opposition because we did not like the impact on different incomei wan, but i did not vote on the first package. i have to tell you. we talked about tom this morning. i have never seen him angrier in my life than when he was at us when we voted against it. you can tell which one is the glass eye. in that one, there is a touch of human kindness. [laughter] it was a hot caucus. the other point i would make is that i think we would be better off that are achievable than a larger deals. i do not believe i would define success by whether or not the negotiators can achieve a balanced budget. over time, that is a highly acceptable result as far as i am concerned. secondly, i would point out because revenues are in contention, i would point out it would be good to remember within the past 40 years, we have never achieved a balanced budget in this country, except when revenues were equal to at least 19.8% of gdp. i think there is a lesson in there for anybody. i have other observations, but i would rather wait. >> than
, mr. speaker. and thank you, george miller, for setting aside this time. you've heard from a lot of my colleagues. i think what is interesting about this moment in history is this is probably the largest retirement ever of any delegation at any one time. california is losing 25% of its incumbent delegation. seven republicans and seven democratless. that's 14 people that have been here and of the seven democrats, they were here for historical moments of electing nancy pelosi from california, the first woman speaker of the house of representatives, and here to pass the first in history comprehensive health care bill. led by californians, i might add, and led by the dean of our delegation, pete stark. pete stark is one of the oldest, longest serving members of congress, been here 40 years. i think there's only two, three people that have served here longer and he's watched this delegation come and go since 1973. he's here tonight with his beautiful family and it's a wonderful, interesting -- pete, of all the people coming into congress, is the only one that came just right from the privat
-- a piece refers to george miller, the top democrat on the house work force committee. he, along with tom harkin, are looking at legislation that they're going to introduce next year to raise the federal hourly minimum wage to $9.80. so we want to get your take on this. should congress raise the minimum wage? 202-585-3882 for all others. you can send us a tweet for facebook post or an e-mail. we will look at facebook comments throughout the next 30 minutes. we want to get your take your phone calls on this as well. it says -- we heard it from bill bennett, and says minimum wage increases cause employers to and then decrease hours for the workers. david in bnorth carolina, a democrat. caller: i think a minimum wages part of the economic solutions. you have to raise it for people to have more disposable income. host: because of consumers' driving the economy? caller: right. if people don't have money to spend on anything, people are not making anything. host: bill bennett said earlier today the should be in a state and local decision. in the wall street journal it says that states are movin
for a living should not have to live in poverty. an aide to democratic congressman george miller who also supports legislation to raise the minimum wage in the house told "the wall street journal" that when people have more money, they spend more money. but both of the economists we spoke to this morning said they think that a higher minimum wage will also mean a higher unemployment rate for the reasons you just heard. kelly? kelly: very good. but did i hear you say a robotic burger flipper? >> reporter: or i did. there's a company out in california who's got a thing that supposedly can cut burgers and will, in theory, replace three fast food workers. kelly: oh, that's not good at all. thank you, peter doocy. jenna: listen, as a former burger king girl, that's just wrong. you've got to make sure the pickles are in the right place, okay? >>> there's a major battle breaking out over the possible nomination of former senator chuck hagel as our next secretary of defense. >>> plus, dangerous and unpredictable huge waves. surfers might love it, but it's keeping lifeguards very busy. we're going
and tax cuts they move through in a model bipartisan fashion with the impetus coming from george miller and ted kennedy the fact is that in doing so they gave legitimacy to bush and made his presidency stronger. democratic votes enabled those to go through whether you like them or don't like them than we had 9/11 and rallying by both parties behind a range of legislation some of which was controversial but almost unanimous support. and then you move on into the t.a.r.p. program that is rejected first by republicans and it was democrats that saved and a key member not the same circumstances but without some great momentum. the first thing that happens is every republican votes against his economic plan in both houses acting like a parliamentary minority and now a whole series of programs including the healthcare program where there was a conscious effort to make sure he couldn't get what he wanted to read it's also true he couldn't keep his own democrats together and they have some culpability. with a very significant difference and then you move to 2009. we have a president that has bee
committee, george millerer, for his historic leadership on child welfare issues. he got here in the 1970's and there was nobody looking after kids. nobody. there was no focus anyplace in the congress. so he took it on. he had hearings and hearings and hearings and hearings and that brought about the bill that passed in 1980. it was called the adoption assistance and child welfare act of 1980. now, when i got here as a child psychiatrist, i looked around and saw there was some stuff to do and i wrote the fostering connections act which i authored and passed in the 2008 congress, with strong bipartisan support, with the intent of improving the lives of kids in foster care. we continued to look for a way to make this system really function. and although the 1980 act, through it the law gave the -- or to shift resources from temporary out of home care toward either providing services to a child or his or her family or finding other permanent adoptive homes. one of the key provisions of the fostering connections act was to better provide for educational stability. what we found was that kids co
-- >> stephanie: george you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, george. >> caller: hi, stephanie. let me take you off speaker. there are very few minutes i would wait 50 minutes for, but you are one. >> stephanie: thank you, george. >> caller: i have a couple of additions i would like to make to the right-wing world, because of the gentle fiscal bump -- >> stephanie: gentle fiscal incline. please go ahead. >> caller: grover norquist donald trump, and chucky [ inaudible ] on i have got a rash limbaugh. >> stephanie: all right. >> caller: i want to thank them for what they have done for the republican party and what they plan to do in the future. >> stephanie: exactly. the gift that keeps on giving. >> caller: they are were [ inaudible ] and against barack obama. is there a seem going here? >> stephanie: yeah exactly. why because michael seem so reasonable now. yes. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: this just in. steph i have already gotten two emails from fans trying to buy tickets which is soldout for the washington, d.c. show. do not get scammed. go to sexy l
story of the struggle from iraq to george tebeau bush to barack obama. it's november of 2012 right now. how many americans are in iraq as we speak? >> what they are is about 200 all the miller duty to american military personnel succumbed to the embassy and the primary duty is to sell american military equipment to the f-16 and the white before the attache function and then there is a true resizable american embassy which is going to be contracted by the state department reduced by may 25%. but what you don't have, and there is a consulate in kurdistan and outside of basra in iraq but the united states has lost a lot of situational awareness of the seven in iraq because it doesn't have anything like the kind of footprint that it used to have, iraq is still a strategically vital country and it's one of the largest oil reserves that is of producing ireton in terms of loyal and it is located between persia and the arab countries and turkey, iran, the arab countries and the united states are battling now and that is the drama that is going on. estimate use the normal relationship with iraq
brief. i'm bill miller and developed to festival and writing programs here at george mason. [applause] >> thank you. i was going to say that you've arrived at fault for the book whether you intended to or not. if your array was accidental because you were interested in neil gaiman, this is -- we started the festival wednesday. we are having a great time. we don't end until sunday. there's programs in the floppy. with a few big ones up if you're interested in other events. in this german sunday. [applause] following me to the podium will be the mayor of fairfax city, race silverthorne houle introduced a nice case. we are going to keep things to a minimum and shift to formality staff. he's going to read, take questions from cars that some of you filled out an answer those and then read again. then we would do the presentation and then he will be done. bookstore will be open in the lobby if you haven't had a chance to buy one of the present looks. so here's the mayor. [applause] >> at evening, ladies and gentlemen and distinguished guests. it's been 15 years since the possibilities of th
. he and his cousin david miller welcome to their first child on christmas eve. logan phineas miller murphy. for hollywood minute i'm elizabeth coridan. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news at 5:00 a.m. former president george h. w. bush remains in a houston hospital this morning. we will have an update on his condition next. >> and toyota sells a massive lawsuit with car owners but it is not all bad news for the automaker. details straight ahead. >> plus, home prices are recovering from the price of rentals in many cities have spiked. we will tell you where to bay area cities lead on the top of 10th highest rental increase of 2012. as kron 4 morning news continues in two >> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> good morning. thank you for joining us on this thursday december 27th. >> pg&e crews are trying to stop the gas leak right now in brentwood that prompted three homes to be evacuated details coming up. >> former president george h. w. bush's an intensive care this morning at a houston hospital after
wife. i think everyone would take an fdr and enamel second in the white house over a miller p. fillmore who did not misbehave. i think folks would suggest they think bill clinton's record is appeared to jimmy carter's record and i would submit, and therefore i would take george on the battlefield writing love letters to sally fairfax in a minute. began this is not green lighting it. what we have seen our great leaders in world history and perhaps not measured up in terms of morality, but who's to say? on the other hand we have seen great leaders. one precedent i'm quite certain that there was never any affairs and 90-point -- 99-point 9-9-9 is harry truman. there's a great line and i put the clothes quotes in the book where truman goes to europe and like so many prominent leaders, the these young aides talked to truman and say what do you like? redheads, blondes, brunettes? true men says i am married to the only woman i have ever kissed. i will run you out of the army and no one permitted it around him so yes there have been good loving marriages and true men and best exchange to life t
deadline. still no deal. joining us for the next two hours is our guest host matt miller, cowl up nist at "the washington post." former white house aide under president clinton and joe watkins, former george h.w. bush white house aide and republican strategist. i'm sure these guys will probably be metaphors for what's happening in europe. >> we want to rise above it. >> which would mean -- >> could mean matt is going to slow walk us over the cliff so that in our opinion -- >> did you see how long it took him to get from the green room here? >> let me ask you. are you guys, republicans still saying that jobs matter if we raise taxes? you finally said oh,ist not that big a deal anyway. where are you? have you thrown in the tall? >> not at least to the public. we've got to make the point over and over and over again that, you know, we can get to this number, we can do this, the republicans have offered a deal that makes sense, that's reasonable. that says guess what you can do. you can get this done without raising marginal rates. you don't have to beat down folks who are small businesses
to discuss policy? they would have been rightly outraged. [ wah wah ] >> rush limbaugh sat in george bush senior's box during the convention. >> stephanie: an influential group of conservative radio hosts including laura ingraham. >> imagine if we had down that. [ mocking whining ] >> to the right. >> >> stephanie: the "stephanie miller show" has no information as to whether laura ingraham likes her hair pulled during sex. if she does it's to the right. all right [ inaudible ] go ahead. >> caller: our president is doing so bad, but yet apple wants to move the factory here. >> stephanie: exactly right. unemployment dropped to the lowest in four years. >> caller: yeah, so i mean these guys are all hot wind. they are trying to push the statute of liberty over the cliff, and it is not happening. >> reality has a liberal bias. >> stephanie: that's a disturbing image pushing the statue of liberty over a cliff. bill press reporting today just the facts that we just reported. turned to the right-wing station and they were like how many jobs? not many not much. >> unemployment i
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